question of law

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Noun1.question of law - a disputed legal contention that is generally left for a judge to decidequestion of law - a disputed legal contention that is generally left for a judge to decide
question, head - the subject matter at issue; "the question of disease merits serious discussion"; "under the head of minor Roman poets"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Ladies are not generally in the habit of troubling their heads about dry questions of law," he said.
The Supreme Court, being the custodian of the fundamental rights of the people, is obliged to perform its duty in accordance with the Constitution that is, to examine, interpret, and decide questions of law within the parameters of the Constitution.
In his ruling, Justice John Mativo said the case raises substantial issues and questions of law.
The SC, as the final arbiter of all questions of law, has the power to decide between the competing interests/interpretations of the government and an independent constitutional body,' Escudero, a lawyer, said in a text message to reporters.
Granting unprecedented grounds for appeal, Sir Brian Leveson said: "This case generates important questions of law.
The Supreme Court reversed, holding that theSauterrule does not apply to substantive questions of law that were properly raised during trial.
Whitehouse wrote: "Republican @SenJohnKennedy asks one of @realDonaldTrumps US District Judge nominees basic questions of law & he cant answer a single one.
Quijano-Padilla, the CA's Special Eight Division (SED) held that the Manila City government should have directly filed its appeal before the Supreme Court (SC) since the issues it raised involve pure questions of law.
The bill ensures proper judicial review, empowering the courtsnot agenciesto interpret all questions of law, including both statutes and regulations.
Senior advocate Harish Salve, who was appearing for petitioners Karmanya Singh Sareen and Shreya Sethi, had placed before the bench the questions of law which were required to be dealt with in the matter.
The duty of consistency does not apply to pure questions of law (see Herrington, 854 F.
As a Jew in 21st-century America, I have a basic sense that religion should be irrelevant to questions of law and justice.